14 Foolproof Ways to Lower Your Living Expenses
Want that great deal for upgraded Internet and all the move channels? What's another $23 a month? Problem is, before you know it you're sinking in bills and your monthly payments have become a burden. Here are 14 ways to lower your monthly nut and get back to stress-free living.
New Disclosure Rules Impact Condominiums
Residential real estate has changed as of this month. There are new contract forms for Maryland and the District, and the new mortgage disclosure rules issued by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau are now in effect. And there even is new terminology. A lender is now a creditor and the borrower/buyer is a consumer. The initial Truth in Lending statement and Good Faith Estimate we have used for a number of years has been replaced with the Loan Estimate. And the old-faithful HUD-1 (the settlement statement) has been discarded in favor of a "Closing Disclosure".
3 tips for using rapport to turn prospects into clientsRapport-building expert Isabel Affinito gives her favorite easy hacks to help you make fast friends with potential clients....Read More
Where should agents draw the authenticity line?How much of your authentic self do you show? To clients? Colleagues? On social media? Regular Inman contributor and top-producing broker Nicole Solari talks through authenticity in real estate....Read More
3 tales of leadership that started 2019 with a bangThis year started out with big moves in real estate leadership that are worth talking about. Let’s delve into the messages conveyed by top leaders as well as what individual agents might draw inspiration from. ...Read More
Agent/broker perspective: Should this established agent pair up with a millennial?In this monthly column, Anthony Askowitz explores a hypothetical Miami real estate situation from both sides of the broker/agent dynamic. This month: An experienced top agent at a Miami real estate firm is being encouraged by her broker to partner with an up-and-coming millennial agent....Read More
Opendoor expands to show listings from rival brokeragesOpendoor has launched a full-fledged push into the discount brokerage business in Dallas....Read More
WATCH: Revamping your lead generation strategyDo you need to refresh your lead generation game plan? Get inspiration from these Inman Connect New York panelists who are rocking seminars, internships and more to fill their pipelines....Read More
Realty One Group axes leader of a top-producing teamThe Sibbach Team reportedly included about 40 people, while the reformed eXp version has 30 — though some of the members on the new team were existing eXp agents who joined after the move....Read More
Keller Williams announces 3 new international marketsKeller Williams expanded its franchise operations to Ireland and will soon launch in Chile and Italy, the company announced at its annual Keller Williams Family Reunion in New Orleans....Read More
WATCH: How to have vision without eyesightOn the surface level, real estate is almost thoroughly visual. What can we learn about real estate and life when we remove sight and focus on other senses? Co-founder of Senspoint Design, who has been blind since birth, Hoby Wedler shows the Inman Connect New York crowd how to fully utilize their senses....Read More
New FAA law will require drones to display registrationIn conjunction with the Department of Transportation, the Federal Aviation Administration announced it’s fast-tracking a one-time interim law that mandates licensed operators prominently display a "unique identifier" on all vehicles. In essence, a vehicle registration number....Read More